‘Epitaph' on Grizzel Grim: a newly-discovered manuscript in the hand of Robert Burns

Mackay, P. , Henderson, J. and McIntyre, P. (2015) ‘Epitaph' on Grizzel Grim: a newly-discovered manuscript in the hand of Robert Burns. Studies in Scottish Literature, 41(1), pp. 253-258.

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Describes and reproduces a newly-discovered Burns manuscript, with notes and numerical calculations relating to his work as an Excise Officer, and the four-line 'Epitaph' on Grizzel Grim (Kinsley II:926); discusses its publication history, attribution to Burns, and relation to Burns's ballad of similar title; gives a collation of variant readings; and transcribes related notes about the manuscript from the Craufurdland Castle papers.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mackay, Dr Pauline
Authors: Mackay, P., Henderson, J., and McIntyre, P.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
College/School:College of Arts & Humanities > School of Critical Studies > Scottish Literature
Journal Name:Studies in Scottish Literature
Publisher:G. Ross Roy
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2015 The Authors
First Published:First published in Studies in Scottish Literature 41(1):253-258
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
529991Editing Robert Burns for the 21st CenturyGerard CarruthersArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)AH/I003738/1CRIT - SCOTTISH LITERATURE